Compact CD Player
With compact dimensions ideal for use in desktop rigs, on smaller bedroom tables or in any narrow Hi-Fi racks. CNC machined from a single piece of aluminium for extremely rigid construction. With a top-loading CD drive and transparent cover, to fully enjoy the charm of spinning discs. Available in two colours, for easy matching with most H-Fi setups.
MQA-CD Support – Full MQA Unfolding
With the added support for the MQA-CD, ET3 can act as an MQA Full Decoder, offering the full quality of MQA files. And when connected to an MQA-capable DAC, ET3 can act as an MQA Core Decoder, outputting through I2S to the DAC.
High-End Class Connectivity
ET3 offers a range of standard digital outputs, but its main strength can be found in I2S output and in special USB Data output, which is very unique feature for a CD Player.
USB and Wireless Playback
With support for USB Drive Playback (up to 2TB drives), ET3 adds full compatibility for High-resolution files, up to PCM 32bit/768kHz and DSD512. Offering an extremely easy way how to play all the digital files in a Hi-Fi rig. And thanks to the companion Eddict app, the files can be nicely browsed through directly on the phone or tablet.
ET3 is ready for the wireless streaming era, with Wi-Fi support for DLNA and Airplay and Bluetooth 5.0. Providing access to music streaming apps on phones, tablets or computers.
Advanced Sound Processing – Upsampling and All-to-DSD
Transform all the CDs. USB files or Wireless streaming into Hi-Res digital data, upsampling PCM files up to 768kHz or turning all the files into DSD. Just one simple setting, for a perfect match with any High-End DAC.
I²S output: up to PCM768, DSD 512
Coaxial / optical / AES output: up to PCM192, DSD 64
High-Quality Bluetooth Input – Ultimate Convenience
Shanling ET3 can connect to any phone, tablet or computer, as easily and quickly as any Bluetooth headphones or speakers. Instantly getting access to all the streaming apps, movies or YouTube. And the High-fidelity sound is assured thanks to the LDAC support, alongside AAC support for iOS users.
Top-Loading CD Drive – Philips SAA7824 & Sanyo HD850
Shanling ET3 combines a Philips CD drive system with a classic Sanyo optical head, alongside a top-loaded design for stable and reliable CD playback. Matching the performance of our legacy CD players we manufactured for over 30 years.